Destruction of the myth: the glasses-holders are smart and educated

How often have you heard that frequent reading can negatively affect your eyesight? In our childhood mother forbade us to read in a half-light, arguing that we can fail our eyesight doing it in this manner. Many of us will answer yes at least to one of these statements. Meanwhile all the statements are pure myths… For many years it was believed that the holders of glasses must necessarily be well-read and educated people. This stereotype has become so established that educated people are often portrayed with glasses. The botanist, the librarian, the scientist, the professor, the programmer – all of them (as well as representatives of intellectual labor in… Read More

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